This consists of four planets connected in a rectangle of two squares and two trines, together with two oppositions connecting the opposite planets. Despite the name there is nothing mystical about this pattern.
Also called simply a 'rectangle', two opposition aspects are woven together with two trine and two sextile aspects. This can make for a time of enormous questions, yet it also brings potential solutions and openings which arise either by default or by apparent good luck.
See planetary patterns like T-squares, grand trines, yods, and mystic rectangles that are commonly used in modern astrology. You can also select patterns used in symmetrical astrology that involve 4 planets.
What you think about seeing a grand cross and a mystic rectangle in a wedding chart? I'm trying to help a friend choose her wedding date and I'm hoping that the grand cross could actually provide stability, because I don't think any other date is going to be available!
In modern western astrology some common aspect patterns are the T-square, Grand Cross, Grand Trine, Mystic Rectangle, Yod, and the Kite. Stelliums are also sometimes treated under the general heading of aspect patterns.
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Mystic Rectangle : A pattern of 4 or more planets in the shape of a rectangle where planets are connected by sextiles, trines and opposition aspects. Considered helpful, although the oppositions add some "grit" to toughen up the experience.